LAFD Mourns Loss of Fallen USFS Firefighters

Thursday, October 26, 2006 |

The men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department express their deepest sympathy to the families, friends and colleagues of five United States Forest Service (USFS) Firefighters who died from injuries sustained while battling the wind-whipped Esperanza Wildfire started by an arsonist near the community of Cabazon in Riverside County, California, ninety-five miles east of Los Angeles.

Detailed Funeral and Memorial Service information can be found at:

Submitted by Brian Humphrey, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department

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redcup56 said...

I want to express my condolences to the families, colleagues and friends of the fallen firefighters. And I hope the two critically injured members can recover quickly from their injuries.

Thanks to all firefighters for the tough job that you do.

Stay safe!

Portland, OR

Anonymous said...

My thoughts and prayers are with the families of our fallen brothers and with the brothers and sisters still working the fire.
Woody Stratton
US Fire Administration

susan montoya said...

Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with the families, friends and fellow firefighters for their fallen comrades in today's horrible wildfire. We will continue to pray for the one firefighter in critical condition.
What a terrible tragedy for you all.
The Montoya Family
Santa Paula, Ca.

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